AlpenzooThe Alpine Zoo, located at an elevation of 727 meters, is Europe's highest zoo. It is located at the foot of the Nordkette, right above the capital city of Tyrol with an unique view over the surrounding mountains and the city of Innsbruck.
The zoo can be reached by public transport , car or via the Hungerburgbahn.
Hungerburgbahn is a hybrid funicular railway in Innsbruck, Austria, connecting the city district of Hungerburg with the city center. It opened on the 1st December 2007 and has four stations: Congress (underground station), Löwenhaus, Alpenzoo and Hungerburg.
The stations were designed by Zaha Hadid.
The zoo features more than 2,000 animal and 150 species of Alpine animals.
The animals are mainly vertebrates: 20 of the 80 alpine mammal species, 60 bird, 11 reptile and 6 amphibian species as well as nearly all alpine fish species.
The animals are housed in modern enclosures, going through aviaries, exiting outdoor terrariums and a large cold water aquarium.
|Hungerburgbahn Furnicular Railway|
|View From Alpenzoo|
|Lynx in Alpenzoo|
|Sleepy Moose in Alpenzoo|
|Large Brown Bear in Alpenzoo|